In this April 12, 2013, Clelia Luro holds a portrait of her late husband Jeronimo Podesta, a former bishop of Avellaneda, at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luro, whose romance with Podesta and eventual marriage became a major scandal in the 1960s, is such a close friend with Pope Francis that he called her every Sunday when he was Argentina's leading cardinal. She's convinced that Pope Francis will eventually lead the global church to end mandatory priestly celibacy, a requirement she says “the world no longer understands.” (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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In this April 12, 2013, Clelia Luro holds a portrait of her late husband Jeronimo Podesta, a former bishop of Avellaneda, at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luro, whose romance with Podesta and eventual marriage became a major scandal in the 1960s, is such a close friend with Pope Francis that he called her every Sunday when he was Argentina's leading cardinal. She's convinced that Pope Francis will eventually lead the global church to end mandatory priestly celibacy, a requirement she says “the world no longer understands.” (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
In this April 12, 2013, Clelia Luro holds a portrait of her late husband Jeronimo Podesta, a former bishop of Avellaneda, at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Luro, whose romance with Podesta and eventual marriage became a major scandal in the 1960s, is such a close friend with Pope Francis that he called her every Sunday when he was Argentina's leading cardinal. She's convinced that Pope Francis will eventually lead the global church to end mandatory priestly celibacy, a requirement she says “the world no longer understands.” (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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